Motunrayo Ope-Ogunseitan


Motunrayo is a resourceful and resilient professional who is adept at conjuring simple solutions to seemingly complex situations. Her utmost priority is to ensure total satisfaction for her clients, and understands the importance of being well-rounded, articulate and as confident as possible, describing herself as “unapologetically versatile”.


Motunrayo is a key member of the Telecommunications, Media and Technology team that provides legal support and advisory services to MTN Nigeria Communications Limited on a variety of issues in relation to the operation of its business. She also counsels leading multinational companies, including Microsoft Corporation, on the regulatory and legal framework for the provision and operation of business solutions, hardware and software applications, data retention and transfers, and the requirement of services in local languages. She advises Google, Bango and Docusign on Nigerian regulatory matters, interconnection agreements and the procurement of telecommunications licences and permits. She also has significant experience on data protection matters and has provided legal advice to the National Information Technology Development Agency on the Nigerian data protection guidelines in line with other jurisdictions such as the EU, UK and South Africa.


University of Lagos, LLB, 2016

Memberships & Professional Associations
  • Nigerian Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Community Service/Pro Bono
  • Law to the Layman Law Awareness Initiative
  • Secretariat Personnel, The African International Economic Law Network (Prince Claus Chair Roundtable)
  • Pro bono legal advisory services to international non-governmental organisations seeking to be established in Nigeria.
  • “Advancing the Nigerian Justice Administration through Forensic and Electronic Evidence: Issues, Challenges and Prospects”, 2016 LLB Thesis
  • “Forensics: The Missing Link in Nigerian Criminal Investigation”, The Journal of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos, 2016